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Monday, December 5

  • As the incoming top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, Congressman Yarmuth begins meeting with colleagues to discuss Committee priorities for the new Congress.
  • The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 p.m. on several noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • Key votes of the week are likely to include a Continuing Resolution for FY 2017 Appropriations to fund the government through March or April of 2017, as well as consideration of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016.

Tuesday, December 6

  • Members of the Democratic Caucus will meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to consider additional noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • 10:00 AM:House Democrats will meet with Vice President Joe Biden.
  • 10:00 AM:The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing concerning the ongoing Volkswagen emissions scandal.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto.

Wednesday, December 7

  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to begin consideration of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016, as well as possible consideration of a Continuing Resolution for FY 2017 Appropriations.
  • The Congressman will meet with members of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Committee, and Kentucky Representatives in town for the National Conference of State Legislatures.
  • 8:00 PM:The Louisville Cardinals Men’s Basketball team takes on Southern Illinois. Go Cards!

Thursday, December 8

  • 8:00 AM:The Democratic Policy and Communications Committee will meet to discuss Democratic messaging priorities.
  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. The House is expected to complete consideration of all legislation for the week.
  • 6:00 PM:Congressman Yarmuth will attend the annual White House Holiday Party.

Friday, December 9

  • No votes are expected in the House.